Poetry

There And Here (Beyond)

What do I feel? I don’t know. What does that mean? Is love not there? Is love not here? And in the absence of love, what fills me, if anything fills me at all? God is love, so where is God? Where is meaning? Is faith not there? Is faith not here? And in the… Continue reading There And Here (Beyond)

Poetry

31-Day Poem: Day Ten

Cradles a Lingering Numb Truly, I am the victim, how can this not be? A victim of love songs and poetry and a Valentine society. When is my day? When will it come? When do smile-filled rejections quit milking my trend to feel dumb? Truly, my protective actions, my walls, hold no reason to be… Continue reading 31-Day Poem: Day Ten

Poetry

Black wHole

My tattered skin too worn to be angry. My splintered mind too arid to be sad. My weighted soul too heavy to emit light. My lowered, watery eyes too blurred for sight as every moment encircles a point of zest to never escape a crushing heart’s death. There is no savior. There is no fate… Continue reading Black wHole

Poetry

Reverie

I wish I didn’t have to dream. All I ever dream is disappointment, hope and loss of hope, and being around people I don’t like or being around people who can’t help or won’t help. There’s no one I can turn to in dream, just as in reality. Isn’t that wrong? Aren’t dreams supposed to… Continue reading Reverie